Explore the beautiful natural surroundings of Sorø with its idyllic lakes, forests and fields, or spoil yourself with shopping and good food in this coastal town.
Sorø is a commercial town in the centre of Zealand surrounded by forests and lakes. The clear lakes are ideal for swimming, sailing and fishing, and the beach at the northern end of Sony Lake is perfect for sunbathing. If you go on holiday to Sorø, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy both nature and the town itself.
If you like culture, you’ll have plenty to do in Sorø. Visit Sorø Kunstmuseum, and see 300 years of Danish art with works by Thorvaldsen, Ancher, Kirkeby and Eliasson. If you like music, you should visit Sorø in June when the annual Sorø International Music Festival is held in the historical Sorø Klosterkirke.
If you are more interested in culinary than cultural pleasures, a short weekend stay in Sorø is ideal. Let the fantastic chefs at Restaurant Pedersborg spoil your taste buds whilst you dine in the elegant rooms in this restaurant. The lovely food is also complimented by beautiful views of the Sorø and Pedersborg lakes.
If you are bringing children on holiday to Sorø, then don’t forget their swimsuits. At Sorø Svømmehal, there is a waterslide and 5, 7 and 10 m diving platforms. If that sounds a bit too lively, then why not try Sorø Helsebad, which instead of slides has one of Denmark's biggest warm water pools: Perfect for younger children and parents who just want to relax.
If you are going to Sorø to be challenged in a sporting sense, you can cycle, hike or even play golf at the Sore Golf Club. This is a challenging and beautiful 18-hole course with views of the lake. If you want to slow down again, go for a walk around the Akademihaven gardens. The beautiful park has been designed with an English garden in mind and is adjacent to Sorø lake.
Want to have a city break in Sorø? Don't despair; you can arrive by train from Copenhagen after a short flight, which is only 45 minutes away.